You may use the following links to access additional information, including the Request for Proposals and Grant forms, related to Carl D. Perkins grant opportunities:

Perkins Grant Fund Handbook - Revised 04/2014 (pdf)
Perkins Advisory Committee Handbook (pdf)
Approved Technical Skills Assessment & Credentials (pdf)
Additional Credential Requests (pdf)
Note: This list contains all KBOR approved CTE assessments and credentials and is NOT indicative of Perkins eligibility.
Perkins IV Crosswalk Table 3, Non Trad CIP_Career Cluster (Revised January 17, 2013)

2014-2015 Calendar of Important Dates (pdf) Updated 07/2014

General Instructions for Completing Forms:

  • Use the “Save As” feature and rename completed forms to save them to your computer.
  • Commonly recognized abbreviations may be used.
  • Be sure to check the list of grant application materials for each grant to be sure all of the required documents are submitted.
  • Electronic copies of completed grant proposal forms must be submitted by the established due date to:
  • Forms requiring signatures may be submitted using electronic signatures. 
  • Questions regarding the forms and process may be sent to
  • Questions regarding grant content or requirements should be sent to  

Perkins Reserve Fund Grant

Perkins Program Improvement Grants

Civil Rights Monitoring Information

To monitor compliance with Federal civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Education, KBOR staff conducts desk audits and on-site monitoring visits to institutions delivering approved technical programs. The KBOR Civil Rights Compliance Manual is available to assist institutions in reviewing their current policies and practices and in preparing for an on-site monitoring visit.

More detailed information regarding specific laws applicable may be found at the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights website.  

Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Public Law 109-270)

Each year the U.S. Congress appropriates federal funds, distributed through the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education, to states with approved state plans for the purpose of carrying out the activities outlined in this legislation. A complete copy of the Kansas State Plan for Career and Technical Education (2008-2013) approved by the U.S. Department of Education may be found at the following link: Approved Carl D. Perkins State Plan for Career and Technical Education.